"Drop a hard _J_"

Garson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Tue Mar 6 22:26:57 UTC 2012

According to a website called thelobbyist.net the episode of "Always
Sunny .." with the dialog containing "dropped a hard j" mentioned in
Urban Dictionary was called "The Gang Goes Jihad":


According to tv.com the episode titled "The Gang Goes Jihad" aired on
June 26, 2006.

It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia
The Gang Goes Jihad
Season 2, Episode 2, Aired 6/29/06


The episode description is consistent with the Urban Dictionary entry.

On Tue, Mar 6, 2012 at 5:01 PM, Garson O'Toole
<adsgarsonotoole at gmail.com> wrote:
> Clarity is often difficult to achieve. Wilson's response indicates
> that I completely failed to communicate my central point that the
> messages in forums like outoftime.stereokiller.com have unreliable
> date stamps because the data is sometimes retroactively modified.
> Therefore, I apologize.
> In any case, here is an example of "dropped a hard J" in the Urban
> Dictionary (as Wilson noted "drop a hard j" is absent):
> http://goo.gl/9Mqi6
> [Begin excerpt]
> hard J
> phrase coined by the show "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia" which
> refers to the use of the word Jew in any context that can be taken as
> a derogatory remark.
> 1.
> "That jew's in for a hell of a lot of work."
> "Wow, wow, cool it man."
> "What? What are you talking about?"
> "Dude, you just dropped a hard J."
> "No man, he is of jewish descent and that is a lot of toilet paper.
> That is going to take a lot of time to clean up. I was thinking bout
> the context the whole time."
> 2.
> When Mel Gibson is getting Sekelied he can't help but drop hard Js.
>> by John Hubner Mar 27, 2007 share this add a video
> [End excerpt]
> On Tue, Mar 6, 2012 at 3:46 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> Subject:      Re: "Drop a hard _J_"
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>> On Tue, Mar 6, 2012 at 8:51 AM, Garson O'Toole
>> <adsgarsonotoole at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Through sobering experience, I have learned that dates in online forums can be inaccurate.
>> Well, I did state that that was the earliest instance that I could
>> _find_. I had no reason to think - or to assert - that that was the
>> earliest citable instance that there _is_. OTOH, I do understand the
>> my posts sometimes lack clarity of exposition and of purpose.
>> Please accept my apologies.:-(
>> --
>> -Wilson
>> -----
>> All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint
>> to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
>> -Mark Twain
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